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dis tawrt

  • v  make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
  • v  form into a spiral shape
  • v  twist and press out of shape
  • v  affect as in thought or feeling
  • v  alter the shape of (something) by stress

  • The energy industry and its apologists continue to distort his findings, and the current White House continues to try to silence him.
  • For the past several years, Greenwald has conducted a persistent, malicious campaign to distort who I am and where I stand.
  • There is still an effort to distort her goal of giving women control over their bodies by attributing such quotes to Sanger as "More children from the fit, less from the unfit .
News & Articles

  • Opposition to House Farm Bill Spans Political Spectrum
    As the House prepares to vote this week on a five-year farm bill, liberal and conservative critics call it a nearly $1 trillion giveaway to wealthy corporate farmers, with price supports for crops that distort the market.
    June 17, 2013 - New York Times
  • The Caucus: Opposition to House Farm Bill Spans Political Spectrum
    As the House prepares to vote this week on a five-year farm bill, liberal and conservative critics call it a nearly $1 trillion giveaway to wealthy corporate farmers, with price supports for crops that distort the market.        
    June 17, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    If they think that they're going to try to make Michelle an issue in this campaign, they should be careful because that I find unacceptable,Obama said on ABC's "Good Morning America." "For them to try to distort or to play snippets of her...
  • Gordon Brown in guardian.co.uk
    Speaking in London today, Brown said: "These are murderers who are trying to distort, disrupt and destroy a political process that is working for the people of Northern Ireland."
  • Ban Ki-moon in 940 News
    Some countries have taken action by limiting exports or by imposing price controls,Ban said. "They only distort markets and force prices even higher."

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